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Sonography Physics 2

Course Number: 10526222
Credits: 2.00

Course Description

10-526-222 SONOGRAPHY PHYSICS 2 ...continues the study of physics and instrumentation relevant to diagnostic medical sonography. The laboratory component of this course introduces the student to the concepts of ultrasound instrumentation, an introduction to ultrasonic scanning technique, and maintenance of ultrasound equipment. (Prerequisites: Accepted into the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program; 10-526-221, Sonography Physics 1)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

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Course Competencies

  1. Demonstrate optimal ultrasound image production
  2. Analyze the various forms of image resolution and the principles which determine them
  3. Analyze the formation of image artifacts
  4. Describe the Doppler effect in relation to hemodynamics
  5. Investigate advanced sonographic technologies
  6. Describe the importance of performance safety and output measures and standards
  7. Demonstrate the basic instrumentation of Doppler